Nebraska Authors

John A. Anderson

AKA: John Alvin Anderson

Born 1869-03-25 Vinland-Halland (SWEDEN)

Died 1948-06-26
Atascadero, CA (USA)

Salladasburg, PA (USA)
Salladasburg Cemetery

Famous photographer who specialized in portraits of the Rosebud Sioux Nation and Fort Niobrara, Nebraska. The John A. Anderson Collection of historical photographs are owned by the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Places Lived

Vinland-Halland, SWEDEN
Dents Run, PA
Williamsport, PA
Valentine, NE
Fort Niobrara, NE
Rosebud, SD
Rosebud Sioux Reservation, SD
Rapid City, SD
Atascadero, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work


Photography for the Army; History-Nebraska; Rosebud Sioux Indians; Fort Niobrara


Commercial Photographer
Museum Curator

Places Worked

Fort Niobrara, NE
Sioux Museum, Rapid City, SD


Among the Sioux. 1890.
Sioux Memory Gems. 1929.

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